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07 5465 7995
3 Gehrke Rd, Plainland QLD 4341, Australia
contact@plainlanddental.com.au

Staff

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The Plainland Dental Team

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Dental Surgeons

Dr Kapil Raniga (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Kapil Raniga grew up in Brisbane where he went to school at John Paul College on an academic scholarship.  He later attended the University of Queensland and successfully completed his Bachelor of Dental Science degree.  After working in Ipswich for several years, he made the move to open his first practice in Plainland, where he received a very warm welcome from the local community.

Kapil is a caring and gentle dentist who prides himself on providing honest advice and quality treatment to his patients.  He has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, and is often heard saying everybody deserves a beautiful smile!  To aid him in providing this, Kapil has chosen to do further study in the area of Orthodontics and Dental Implantology.

During his free time Kapil enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends.  He enjoys playing Squash (not very well!), reading a good book and loves to travel.

 

Dr Sang Ho (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Sang Ho is a patient dentist who enjoys introducing all patients; children, anxious and all members of the family, to relaxed, comfortable and quality dentistry. He grew up in Melbourne before moving north to attain his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland and has since practiced in Mackay and Logan dental clinics.

Family dentistry is an enthusiasm and interest for Sang as he enjoys working long term with patients to help them achieve a healthy smile they’re happy with. To aid this, Sang is a keen reader and learner of dentistry’s developments and a regular attendee of continual education courses. 

Sang is also a self confessed petrol-head and enjoys tinkering around both cars and bikes outside of the clinic. He is also a music enthusiast and is always on the lookout for the next act passing through Queensland.

 

Dr Yastira Lalla (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Yastira Lalla is a caring and gentle dentist who enjoys working with anxious patients and providing all her patients with the highest quality of care. She received her Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland and has since practiced in Brisbane and Logan dental clinics.

Yastira enjoys keeping abreast of the latest developments in her field and is a frequent attender of continuing education courses. She is also working with Indigenous communities and the Royal Brisbane Hospital to complete her Masters in Philosophy in Oral Oncology. In doing so she has published several scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented at continuing education courses both overseas and in Australia.

Yastira enjoys all facets of dentistry but has a particular interest in paediatric and cosmetic dentistry. Outside of dentistry she enjoys travelling, time spent with family and friends, reading and of course shopping!

 

Dr Lucy Galletly (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Lucy Galletly grew up in Mackay, North Queensland before moving south to Brisbane to attend university. Attaining her Bachelor of Dental Sciences degree from the University of Queensland, Lucy has worked in Toowoomba and Brisbane before deciding to settle in the perfect spot in-between, here at Plainland Dental.

Lucy has a caring, bubbly personality and loves to provide top-notch treatment while keeping patients comfortably at ease. She works mainly in family and cosmetic dental, and has a particular shine for treating children.

Lucy keeps at the forefront of her profession by attending regular seminars, staying up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry.

In her spare time, you'll find Lucy outside, camping or fishing. If the weather has other plans, she'll be spending time with friends and family or going to see live music. 

 

Dr Carmen Au (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Carmen Au is a caring dentist who understands that patient comfort is an utmost priority.  She has a strong focus on providing high quality dental care in a comfortable and relaxed environment. She attended the University of Queensland and completed her Bachelor of Dental Science with first class honours. She has practiced in north Brisbane and Cairns before joining the team at Plainland Dental.

 

Carmen enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a keen interest in cosmetic and preventive dentistry.  She is committed to helping patients create as well as maintain healthy and beautiful smiles. Since graduating, she has kept up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry by attending regular continuing education courses.

Outside of work, Carmen has a passion for cooking – she often spends her weekends in the kitchen trying out new recipes; she has had her fair share of kitchen misadventures, but they have yet to dampen her enthusiasm! She enjoys eating just as much and is always excited about trying new cuisines when she travels. 

 

 Dr Graham Wong (BDSc Qld)

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Dr Graham Wong was born in Brisbane and grew up in Singapore and Melbourne before settling back home in Queensland. He completed his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland, graduating with first class honours.

Graham is passionate in the prevention side of dentistry and in providing treatment to those who may not have easy access to dental care. His volunteering ventures have seen him travel locally to rural towns in Western Queensland, and as far as Kathmandu, Nepal.

Outside the clinic, Graham is an enthusiastic photographer and has also recently taken a liking to cooking. It’s only natural that he intends to combine both of these interests to become an expert food photographer.

 

Support Team

 

 Elise Kaddatz – Practice Manager

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Elise started dental assisting in 2005 and joined the Plainland Dental Team in 2010 when it first opened up in March.  She lives locally and enjoys getting to know the other locals in the area. Elise is happy to assist you with your appointments and financial needs.

Outside fo work Elise loves spending time travelling the world with her husband, and enjoys spending time at church with her family and friends 

 

Jaclyn Sempf – Dental Assistant

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Jaclyn started dental assisting in 2011 and we are happy to have her at our practice. She will always greet you with a smile and will try her best to put you at ease at your visit to the dentist. Jaclyn also live locally and enjoys being able to help out people in need.

 

Claudia Eadie – Dental Assistant

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Claudia joined our team mid 2015 after finishing year 12.  She is a vibrant young lady who enjoys playing sports and the outdoors.  Claudia will do her best to help you out and is always a smiling face.  She is a great asset to our team.


Barb Rodgers – Dental Assistant

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Barb has been in the dental industry for over 13 years and it is a pleasure to welcome her to the Plainland Dental team.  Barb is a friendly and caring dental assitant and is known by many of the locals.  She enjoys having a laugh and spending time with her family and friends. 

 

 

Abbey Jordison – Dental Assistant

 

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Abbey is one of the newest members of our team, who has been assisting since 2012.  A darling downs local, with plenty of experience assisting anxious patients, children and oral surgeries. Other than her love for helping others, she's an avid hiker, artist and whistler!  She'll be right by you in the surgery, with a friendly smile on her face.


 

 Rachael Trussell– Dental Assistant

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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